Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco are hoping to acquire Chelsea’s Tiemoue Bakayoko as his stint with the Premier League club is seemingly over.
PSG are trying to make a last-ditch effort in the hope of signing the French international and bring back him to France. The 24-year-old midfielder played in Italy for AC Milan last season on loan. As the Premier League started, his future with the Blues seemed bleak after he returned to Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.
Chelsea’s new manager, Frank Lampard, left him out of the squad. Bakayoko was not also involved during the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul, Turkey recently. Chelsea lost their Super Cup bid to Liverpool in a Penalty Shootout, 5-4.
PSG have been keeping tabs on the Frenchman who was signed by the Blues in 2017 for £40 million from Monaco on a five-year contract.
Monaco, on the other hand, are also eyeing the return of their former talisman. The club is interested in making an offer for the Frenchman and revives his stalled career at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea is currently under a transfer ban and will take effect until the next summer or until the next European transfer window closes down.
Two other Blues players are said to be leaving Stamford Bridge. David Zappacosta and Michy Batshuayi are thought to be leaving the English outfit as the manager aims to give more playing time to homegrown players.
So far the Blues have suffered two defeats, a 4-0 loss to Manchester United in the Premier League opener at Old Trafford and the UEFA Super Cup defeat to Liverpool.
Despite the setbacks, Lampard insists that his squad are still putting forward excellent performances. He mentioned Jorginho and N’Golo Kante, who put in stellar performances in their first two competitive matches. He also spoke highly of youngsters Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount.